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#1. How had so large a population of Americans disappeared into a largely unrecorded oblivion of poverty and obscurity? - Author: Douglas A. Blackmon
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#2. Only by acknowledging the full extent of slavery's full grip on U.S. Society - its intimate connections to present day wealth and power, the depth of its injury to black Americans, the shocking nearness in time of its true end - can we reconcile the paradoxes of current American life. - Author: Douglas A. Blackmon
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#3. Compelled to help arm the troops fighting to preserve his enslavement. - Author: Douglas A. Blackmon
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#4. In every aspect and among almost every demographic, how American society digested and processed the long, dark chapter between the end of the Civil War and the beginning of the civil rights movement has been delusion. - Author: Douglas A. Blackmon
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#5. The account of how a form of American slavery persisted into the twentieth century, embraced by the U.S. economic system and abided at all levels of government, offered a concrete answer to that fear for the first time. - Author: Douglas A. Blackmon
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#6. African Americans had been compelled to work in Alabama mines prior to the Great Depression. His grandfather, once a coal miner himself, had told him stories of a similar burial field near the family home place south of Birmingham. - Author: Douglas A. Blackmon
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#7. What would be revealed if American corporations were examined through the same sharp lens of historical confrontation as the one then being trained on German corporations that relied on Jewish slave labor during World War II and the Swiss banks that robbed victims of the Holocaust of their fortunes? - Author: Douglas A. Blackmon
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